Forensic Accounting, Litigation Services & Business Valuation
Posted: March 13, 2018
The AICPA has launched two intermediate-level certificate programs to help satisfy a growing need for financial professionals with forensic accounting expertise.
Posted: February 9, 2018
The three sides of the fraud triangle are incentives/pressures, rationalization and opportunity. Segregation of duties plays a significant role in preventing fraud because collusion is then required in order to perpetrate the fraud.
Posted: January 19, 2018
Whether in a divorce setting, fraud investigation, bankruptcy or damage assessment, forensic accountants possess the knowledge and skills that enhance the team of professionals’ ability to resolve their cases and, ultimately, achieve closure for their clients.
Posted: September 13, 2017
ASC 820 defines fair value, establishes a framework for measuring it and expands disclosures about fair value measurements. Find out how to interpret this measurement further.
Posted: May 17, 2017
From a forensic investigation standpoint, tracing virtual currency transactions can create challenges when applying traditional forensic accounting techniques. Read more to see how accountants can gain a foothold on this leading edge of finance.
Posted: March 30, 2017
Here are some questions you can ask business owners to help them understand the importance of exit planning and business valuations.
Posted: March 20, 2017
Fraud in the procurement-to-pay process is more common than you think. Three case studies reveal how easy it is to fall prey. Discover ways to combat fraud in your small business.
Posted: March 16, 2017
New recommendations for company accounting policies and internal control over financial reporting address issues companies have encountered, including highly subjective and complex accounting areas such as revenue recognition, loan impairment and valuation.
Posted: December 6, 2016
In matrimonial proceedings or in chancery court litigation involving closely held businesses, courts have the inherent equitable power to appoint an accountant or other financial professional as a special fiscal agent (SFA) to act with respect to the financial affairs of the business.
Posted: November 29, 2016
Divorce is tough on everyone involved, regardless of the circumstances. Whether valuation specialists are working with A-listers like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie or the high-powered owner of a local business, these best practices apply.
Posted: October 25, 2016
"Ghost employees," falsified hours and unearned commissions can put a serious dent in company profits. This article outlines tips for stopping payroll fraud — and detecting it quickly if it occurs.
Posted: October 12, 2016
You’ve more than likely embraced a bundle of technology to make your personal life more efficient, so why not evaluate how to do the same for your valuation practice?